Tea Mäkipää

Field of Practice:

Visual Arts

City, Country:

Helsinki, Finland


2002, 2003


July 2003 - Apr 2004

Born in Lahti/Finland. Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki, at the Royal Art Academy in Stockholm, Sweden and at the Royal College of Art in London.

Recent solo exhibitions: “Placeless” (Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, 2000), “Domesticated Dreams” (Kiasma, Helsinki, 2000), “Solo show” (Färgfabriken, Stockholm, 2001),) and „Expert“ (Wapping Project, London, 2003), “Expert” (Ateneum, Finnish National Museum of Art, Helsinki, 2004), “Sexgod” (Galleri 21, Malmö/Sweden).

Selected group exhibitions: “Make yourself heard” (Annexet, Stockholm, 1999), “N.E.W.S.” (Szczecin/Poland; Riga/Latvia; Visby/Sweden, 1999-2000), “Magnetic North” (Birmingham/England; Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 2001), „Rape of Europe“ (Gallery Luke & A, London, 2003), „Paradise“ (Bunker Alexanderplatz, Berlin, 2003) and „Supermarket“ (Helsinki Art Hall, 2003), “Along the Gates of the Urban” (Galerie K&S, Berlin; Oda Projesi, Istanbul/Türkei, 2004), “Para Sites” (MUMOK Museum of Modern Art, Vienna/Austria, 2004), “Drawings for EXPO 2005” (Spiral Center, Tokyo/Japan, 2005).

2001 permanent installation for a public school commissioned by Helsinki City Art Museum. 2000 Finnish cultural fund scholarship. 2005 Fellowship at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin.

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